Upcoming Events

In addition to our regular steam and diesel hauled services, we have special events on some weekends. Details appear below as our plans evolve. Tickets for these events can be booked from the event page.

Our usual heritage buses will run in conjunction with these events making it easy to reach us from Epping Underground and Shenfield National Rail stations (the Shenfield bus does not run for some events as detailed on the event page). 

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Santa Specials

30 November; 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 December

Bring the family to see Santa on his special train with the fantastically festive Epping Ongar Railway Santa Specials! HE'S AGREED TO RETURN FOR 2019, SO IT'S ALL ABOARD FOR SANTA'S SPECIAL TRAIN! Meet Santa on board the train as you journey through ...

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Mince Pie Specials

27, 28, 29 December

Santa is off for a well deserved rest, and you can wind down after the Christmas festivities too! With heated carriages, you can get away from the repeats on TV and bring the family and friends to the Epping Ongar Railway for a great day out. Every adult receives a complimentary mince pie! ...

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New Year Steam Day

1 January 2020

Featuring the return to traffic of Pitchford Hall Steam into the Forest this New Years Day with our steam hauled services. Our main services to Ongar will be worked by steam locomotives today and connecting heritage buses will run between Epping Underground and North ...

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Kids for a Quid

19, 20, 21, 22, 23 February

Keep the kids entertained over the half term holiday when our Child tickets are just £1! We have our regular steam and diesel hauled services in operation, with heated carriages, together with our connecting heritage buses from Epping Underground station. With these ...

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50 Years of London Country Bus Services - Bus Running Day

23 February

This event, based at North Weald Station, will feature new routes running to local towns and villages. It will commemorate fifty years of London Country Bus Services Ltd. Expect visiting vehicles and possibly a surprise or two! Further details to follow. There will be a ...

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Spring Diesel Gala

18, 19 April

featuring: visiting locomotives (to be confirmed) the possible return to traffic of 45132 (to be confirmed and subject to generator repairs) our homefleet of 20001, 31438, 37029 and 47635 This is the first of our ever popular Diesel Galas for 2020, ...

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